Trump backers drop election complaint in four states

Trump backers drop election complaint in four states

[Ed. – This is trumpeted as a sign, of course, but the plaintiffs are dropping it without prejudice; i.e., they can bring it again. And there’s no explanation.  They may plan to join another suit or refile with a better-premised case. In the original story it was only Wisconsin.  True the Vote is involved.]

Plaintiffs aligned with President Donald Trump in four states on Monday abruptly dropped recently filed lawsuits challenging ballots seen as giving President-elect Joe Biden his margin of victory in those locales.

The dismissals of the cases, which all involved plaintiffs represented by lawyer James Bopp and the conservative group True the Vote, occurred in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

The cases are among a group filed by backers of Trump and the president’s own campaign as part of an effort to reverse Biden’s projected win in the national race for the White House. …

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When asked why the cases were being dismissed, Bopp told CNBC in an email that because of attorney-client privilege, “and because I do not telegraph my next moves, I cannot comment.”

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